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Cat People
Depending on what state you live in, it can be completely legal to own a tiger, lion, or cougar without having to register it or have a special license. Cat People examines the strange relationships people have with big cats and the legal loopholes that have made America home to more captive tigers than there are left in the wild.
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Joe Exotic, a self-described “gay, gun-carrying redneck with a mullet,” owned more tigers than anyone in the United States. He said that one of his guns was going to be used to kill Carole Baskin, who had been trying to shut him down for a decade. But instead of killing Carole, he hired a hitman...
Published 03/16/20
If there is a solution to the big cat problem, it’s probably going to come from Big Cat Rescue, in Tampa, Florida. But what started as a facility to house exotic felines is now also an operation where owners Carole Baskin and her husband Howard work to change federal laws around cat ownership....
Published 03/16/20
Deb Pierce always dreamed of owning a lion and a cougar. Now she does. And they were surprisingly easy to get. But life as a big cat owner isn’t what she thought it would be. In this episode we look at the supply and demand for deadly feline predators, and what happens when those cute, cuddly...
Published 03/16/20
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